Search: European Union,Islamic State (5 materials)

Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

... caused by accusations of mutual election interference. These include security concerns and disputes revolving around NATO and European Union enlargement, Russian actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, as well as the nature of the conventional and nuclear ... ... Ukraine. In the struggle against violent extremism, the U.S., Europeans and Russia generally agree on the need to control the Islamic State. However, there has been a significant lack of coordination that has been further antagonizing relations. First,...


As We Live In These Dark Days Filled With Violence, Opposition and Hate

... authorities and Special Forces. Although new European initiatives in the law enforcement sphere were passed after Madrid attacks in March 2004 and the Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union (Frontex) was created, these seem to be insufficient now, and a new reform is long overdue. In particular, the EU has to develop a procedure for the exchange of critically important information by internal security services. The investigation ...


Will the Fortress Fall?

... at the EU level, while regulations governing the protection of borders are still set by member states at national level. The European Union has recently undertaken efforts to reform the legislation on border control and border protection in order to make ... ... European Parliament and of the Council, establishing a Registered Traveler Program and an Entry/Exit System . Fighters from the Islamic State have already begun to infiltrate the flow of migrants traveling from North Africa to Europe across the Mediterranean....


Nice to meet you, Je suis Charlie

January terror attacks in the French capital will mark a new era of counter terrorism upheaval and unity among leading world powers. If the effect and repercussions of the tragedy are evident and will stay in our minds for a long time, the true nature of the attack remains dubious. RIAC team has asked Jasmine Opperman , director of African Operations of Terrorism Research & Analysis Consortium (TRAC) to share her opinion. How can you account for the nature of Charlie Hebdo attacks? Was this an act...


Counter-Terrorism Mobilization in France

... stretching from Iraq to Syria to Mali, which is under the political and military control of radical Islam bent on building a global Islamic state. Second, thousands of IS supporters, including those who carried out the terrorist attacks in January 2015, are ... ... preoccupied with the events in South-Eastern Ukraine, which are also the cause of the biggest differences between NATO and the European Union. In line with the now common pattern, relations between Russia and the West are lurching “from crisis to ...


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